Bardstown is a small city named after the pioneering Bard brothers and the county seat of Nelson County, Kentucky. Probably the most famous local product is the fine bourbon; no wonder why Bardstown is also known as “The Bourbon Capital of the World.” Most of the visitors characterize it as one of the most charming and best small towns in the USA. There are many things to do and see. Major Bardstown attractions include various local bourbon distilleries, such as the Willett Distilling Company or the Barton 1792 Distillery, Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum, the impressive Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral, the Old Talbott Tavern, and Bardstown Art Gallery. The most famous annual festival being held in Bardstown is the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Regarding budget accommodation, if excellent and nearby Bardstown is what you are looking for then you shall expect to pay around $80 – $100 per night.